Graduate Student Affinity Group

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Ashley Taconet

Ashley Taconet
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Connecticut

Sara Pound
Knowledge Translation Associate, Think College

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This Affinity group is designed for current or prospective graduate students interested in inclusive higher education. Activities include but are not limited to discussion of conferences, networking, courses, research practices, mentors/advisors, job search, job materials (CV, cover letter), and thesis or dissertation work. This group will provide a supportive community for graduate students and share various resources, tools, and tips for being a graduate student interested in inclusive higher education.

Members of the Graduate Student Affinity Group are also invited to join the Research Affinity Group – a group for anyone interested in research.

Meeting Schedule

Zoom Meeting Registration

October 19th, 2022, 4:30-5:15 ET

  • This will be an in-person meeting at the State of the Art Conference during the Networking and Roundtables Sessions. Location TBA - check the State of the Art Agenda for updates.

January 25th, 2023, 3:30-4:30pm ET

April 19th, 2023, 3:30-4:30pm ET

July 19th, 2023, 3:30-4:30pm ET

Past Meetings

September 7, 2022
Summary: At this meeting we discussed all topics surrounding conferences (i.e., which ones to attend, how to prepare as a presenter, submitting proposals, etc.). We also discussed topics for future meetings and what projects group members are currently working on.